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Nutrition: Websites

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Nutrition Websites

Nutrition.gov    Very comprehensive website from the US government.  Includes the USDA National Nutrient Database, data of the nutritional value (calories fat, protein, vitamin and mineral content of over 1,274 types of food, as well as over 13,000 commonly eaten food items (including brand names).   Also includes facts and links to information on weight management popular diets, body image, interactive tools, such as body mass index (BMI) calculator and commonly asked weight loss/gain questions.  Includes Dietary guidelines, food guide pyramid and recommended daily allowances (RDA).